Trip Planner:   USA  /  Hawaii  /  Oahu  /  Honolulu  /  Waikiki Beach

Waikiki Beach, Honolulu

4.1
#1 of 205 in Beaches in Hawaii
Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
Soak up Hawaii’s island charm while relaxing on the sandy shores of Waikiki Beach. Located on the south shore of Honolulu, the beach borders the well-known neighborhood of Waikiki, once a playground for Hawaiian royalty. Known for its pristine white sand, bathtub temperatures, and spectacular views of the Diamond Head tuff cone, the beach serves as a popular place for watersports and sunbathing year-round. Try your hand at riding the waves with a surf lesson, or take a stroll along the boardwalk, where you will find a variety of oceanside dining options and street vendors. Put Waikiki Beach into our Honolulu trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Honolulu.
Create an itinerary including Waikiki Beach
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Waikiki Beach reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.0
18,359 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • The sand is clean, the water is clear and warm. What more could you ask for? The beach does get a little crowded during the day, and umbrellas and beach chairs can be a little hard to rent due to...  more »
  • Nice beach. Lots of room to spread out. Watch for signs of strong currents. Watch the locals, if they are in the water then you are good.  more »
Google
  • Come here at least once in your life
  • Nice famous beach but you can find nicer beaches in Oahu

Plan your trip to Honolulu

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.